19th Annual

Visionfest Screenwriting Competition

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Short Script Competition 2019
Short screenplays (between 3 and 30 pages) are accepted in all genres for consideration. Winning script will receive a production grant & other sponsored good/services awards of up to $500 in value.
Feature Screenplay Competition 2019
The Feature Screenwriting Competition is open to all screenwriters (18 years of age or older) who have a screenplay(s) that is(are) currently unproduced and are looking to get exposure and possibly award recognition for their work. The winning script will receive a $1000 cash prize, as well as some sponsored goods/services from the world renowned InkTip.com with a value of up to $500. Second and Third Place recipients will also get complimentary InkTip.com listings and awards.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

VISIONFEST is an annual, online screenwriting competition evolving from what began in 2001 as VISIONFEST: THE OTHER FESTIVAL (commonly referred to as VF) and founded by the Domani Vision Film Society LLC, an organization dedicated to bringing you tomorrow’s visionaries... today.

Original screenplays are accepted as follows: 3-30 pages for short scripts; 80-130 pages for feature scripts. Finalists will be contacted before October 30, 2019.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The winning Feature Screenplay will receive a $1000 cash prize and the winning Short Script will receive a $350 development grant. The 2nd & 3rd place Feature Screenplays and 2 Short Script Honorable Mentions, together with the winning #1 scripts, will receive free listings on InkTip.com (exposing the awarded works to producers nationwide), as well as Commemorative Certificates.

ORGANIZERS

Bruno Derlin (Director); Bruno Derlin (Director); Jana Derlin (Submissions Coordinator)

GENERAL RULES

Submitted material shall be retained by VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society LLC, and howtube.com for archival purposes and reference, with any and all related compensation waived by applicant(s). Should a project be featured on the VISIONFEST website as Video On Demand content viewable only through paid subscription, then VISIONFEST will negotiate a fair and respectable revenue share with the proprietor of the featured content, based on the terms and conditions of said negotiation and agreement.

The burden of obtaining copyright and all proprietary interests for the submitted material rests solely on the applicant(s).

To the accuracy of the information supplied, any false or misleading information on the application, or any failure to comply with the rules and regulations set forth by VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society LLC, and howtube.com may result in disqualification and forfeiture of any awards or cash prizes.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Screenplays must be unproduced scripts, written in English and in Industry Standard Format (feature length 80-130 pages; short form 3-30 pages).

For the Feature Screenwriting Competition, applicants must be 18 years of age and may reside anywhere in the world. Applicants must submit:

One copy of an original feature film screenplay (in digital formats only as defined within the submission forum selected), approximately 80-130 pages in length, formatted in industry standard screenplay format and written in English. (for Short Script Contest, screenplays should be between 3-30 pages)

Please note: Only original works are accepted. Submissions may not be based, in whole or in part, on material, fictional or nonfictional, produced or unproduced, published or unpublished, unless such material is in the public domain or if it was originally created and published/produced by the applicant(s), in another medium.

No revisions or updated versions will be accepted beyond the initial submission.

A completed application form and an 'entry fee' required for all entries.

Applicants may submit multiple entries, however, those must be submitted separately along with respective fee(s) for each separate submission.

Collaborative works are accepted and are treated as (1) submission, regardless of how many authors are responsible for creating the work.

VISIONFEST – Domani Vision Film Society LLC, based upon its own opinions and voting procedures, reserves the right to grant no awards if there is no entry that qualifies with sufficient merit.

The applicant(s) agree to hold VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society LLC, and howtube.com harmless from, and defended against all claims, demands, costs, judgments, losses, expenses (including attorneys’ fees), and liabilities resulting out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any stories submitted to the VISIONFEST Feature & Short Script Competitions or on any screenplay developed out of such stories.

APPLICABLE TO ALL SUBMISSIONS (whether motion picture or screenplay form)

Submitted material shall be retained by VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society LLC, and howtube.com for archival purposes and reference, with any and all related compensation waived by applicant(s). Should a project be featured on the VISIONFEST website as Video On Demand content viewable only through paid subscription, then VISIONFEST will negotiate a fair and respectable revenue share with the proprietor of the featured content, based on the terms and conditions of said negotiation and agreement.

The burden of obtaining copyright and all proprietary interests for the submitted material rests solely on the applicant(s).

To the accuracy of the information supplied, any false or misleading information on the application, or any failure to comply with the rules and regulations set forth by VISIONFEST - Domani Vision Film Society LLC, and howtube.com may result in disqualification and forfeiture of any awards or cash prizes.